If you want your children to learn to be successful, do not miss these tips to achieve it.
We all want our children to be healthy and happy, but what if that’s not enough? What if setting the expectation of getting good grades and finding a good job is shortening your potential? What if, instead, we could raise our kids to be great?
No matter what situation you face, no matter the challenges that come your way, you have within you to raise incredible children. If you do not know how to achieve it, you will only have to establish these rules in your life and in that of your children.
Low expectations let children know that we don’t expect much of them. Why strive when everyone expects so little of them? But the opposite is also necessary to take into account. When expectations are high, kids push themselves … And they may surprise you. Greatness in children begins with realistic expectations.
Your child (at any age) must know what you expect of him, but without pressure, if not through beliefs, that is, that you believe in him and in his ability and that if he makes a mistake or fails, nothing happens, because next time you will do better thanks to the practice and learning that mistakes give you.
Your belief in your children will increase their self-esteem , they will have greater confidence and they will know that with effort, they will be able to achieve anything they want.
A PLACE FOR GROWTH
Parents tend to control their children’s lives, but in reality they need the freedom to create their own dreams. Support their dreams and guide them to decide if that is really what they want. No limits, no restrictions … just a stepping stone to your future. Sometimes these dreams are not always realistic, but also do not object, you simply have to give them the information they need to understand reality.
UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY SAY
Giving your children the opportunity to talk about things they would like to achieve in the future, especially when it comes to greatness, opens the door to ideas but also to insecurities. It takes guts to open up and be so vulnerable. If you react with criticism, they are likely to shut down immediately and refuse to try again.
Really listen to what they have to say, let their words fall into your head to fully understand what they are trying to explain. Few things make us feel as good as being heard. For your child to feel good, they must feel supported and understood by you.
CELEBRATE SUCCESS AND LEARN FROM MISTAKES
Too many people think that only hard work is the step to achieving great things, and it is real. That is why it is important that your children know that to achieve good results it is necessary to have a plan and put it into action. The steps can be complicated but it is the only way to achieve your dreams and know if you really want to fight for them.
From the smallest goal to the greatest vision, setbacks, mistakes, and failures play a big role. The key is not to avoid wrong steps. The road has unavoidable problems that must be taken into account.
Children and adolescents should know that life is full of obstacles and that they are only tests to keep growing. When a setback makes us take two steps back, it is not a sign of defeat or impossibility, far from it! Obstacles make people grow and learn, you have to wait for them to learn from them. Failures help us grow and achieve better things. But this doesn’t happen overnight and you need to be aware that there will be hard work and lots of ups and downs.
Dr. Tabriella Perivolaris, Sara's mother and fan of fashion, beauty, motherhood, among others, about the female universe. Since 2018 she has been working as a copywriter, always bringing to her articles a little of her experience and experience as a mother and woman.